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Pride

Yesterday was the annual Pride march in London.

It's becoming increasingly clear that more and more people are waking up to see what Pride actually is.
I have a problem with this - at London Pride.
What would a young girl see here? And what do I see?
Many people I suppose would way it's all fine. I really don't think it is. pic.twitter.com/4rkMl7tF8k — MGadd (@Sparrlyten) July 6, 2019 You shall know them by their fruits. pic.twitter.com/C2YFLzEyoV — Caroline Farrow (@CF_Farrow) July 6, 2019 In First Things, Ed Condon makes some good points. He begins by explaining the root of the problem; a subjectivism which reduces moral acts to individual freedom and choice:
Unmoored from concepts like Natural Law—which provided a common societal bedrock in previous centuries—the true, the good, and the right are now adrift, blown by the ever-stronger winds of legal positivism into whatever harbor awaits them. For a growing number of people, the Supreme Court’s decisions now make moral…

Catholic Church Status Report

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I think this interview between Michael Voris & Patrick Coffin is a must watch because it gives a "real" reaction to what is going on in the Church from two people who are "inside" in that they watch and investigate and report on it every day. Some really important insights.

I don't think things are this bad here in the UK if I'm honest. I do believe there is a demonic influence in the episcopacy in the US; the degree of abuse, collusion & cover-up that has gone on is more than could be possible under a gang of well-meaning but bungling bishops, there's some darker genius driving it and you can see how it links up.

Here I honestly believe it is ineptitude and fear. The bishops are terrified of prosecution by the authorities, they're terrified of the laity and public finding out about the cover-ups that have gone on over the years and they are content to be concerned and preoccupied with their own petty concerns and not to look at the bigger …

Corpus Christi

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This blog is subtitled:
“It is written,  ‘My house shall be called a house of prayer’; but you are making it a den of robbers.” We had a beautiful Corpus Christi procession on Sunday in Leigh-on-Sea, Deo gratias!





















The Church was fairly full, but really one would hope that the whole Parish family would turn out to this event. Indeed, Father Kevin has expressed his own sadness that this is not the case in his homilies leading up to the feast. As my wife expressed it, a large part of the congregation is made up o

Cardinal Nichols at the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse

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The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has published it's report into Birmingham Archdiocese.

This report is extremely important because it involves Cardinal Nichols.
We've published our report on child sexual abuse (CSA) within the Archdiocese of Birmingham.https://t.co/ZKdLPHKyNl

Part of the #CatholicInvestigation, it investigates the response of the Archdiocese of Birmingham to CSA by examining 4 case studies.

1/4#BirminghamReportpic.twitter.com/bz1DyZZygi — InquiryCSA (@InquiryCSA) June 20, 2019 Since the mid 1930s, there have been over 130 allegations of child sexual abuse made against no fewer than 78 individuals associated with the Archdiocese - many of them priests and deacons.

2/4 #BirminghamReport#InquiryCSApic.twitter.com/9tibOwKIwt — InquiryCSA (@InquiryCSA) June 20, 2019 It finds that the response of the then Archbishop of Birmingham, Vincent Nichols - now a Cardinal, was “misplaced and missed the point”, by choosing to defend the reputation of the chu…

Fr. Rosica resigns from Smoke & Litigation

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You may recall the scandal surrounding the strange priest Fr Thomas Rosica from February. Rosica has become notorious for threatening a blogger who dared to question his pro-homosexual agenda. Rosica has been on sabbatical since March for “several months of rest and renewal.”

He has now announced he has resigned as CEO of Salt & Light Smoke & Litigation Catholic Media Foundation almost four months after his massive plagiarism became public knowledge.


When the scandal first broke, Rosica seemed both to apologise for copying the work of others and to blame interns and others for sending him the quotes without proper attribution. However, as the weeks wore on, it became clear that several of Rosica’s works, including newspaper columns, speeches, and books, were “patch written,” combining passages from several writers, sometimes with words omitted or moved around, which made detection more difficult. Some plagiarism dates back over 30 years, long before the founding of Salt and L…

New Vatican Document on Gender Theory

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The Congregation for Catholic Education has issued an appositely timed and much needed teaching document which outlines the philosophical origins of the gender theory movement, and notes the broad movement to enshrine its distinct anthropology in policy and law.

The first thought for many parents in the UK who have been literally sold down the river on this issue by Catholic bishops, is how deeply this undermines the Catholic Education Services' useless guideline document?

In the new document, the Congregation explains that, beginning in the middle of the twentieth century, a series of studies were published which proposed that external conditioning had the primary determinative influence on personality. When such studies were applied to human sexuality, the document says, they did so with a view to demonstrating that sexuality identity was more a social construct than a given natural or biological fact.
“These schools of thought were united in denying the existence of any origin…

Let us not fall into temptation...

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The Pope has authorised changed to the Italian translation of the Our Father.

Instead of saying “lead us not into temptation”, it will say “do not let us fall into temptation”.

The new wording was approved by the general assembly of the Episcopal Conference of Italy last month. It will appear in the third edition of the Messale Romano, the liturgical book that contains the guiding texts for Mass.

The Pope said in 2017 he believed the wording should be altered and on the face of it, it is not hard to see why; the Pope argues that
“It is not a good translation because it speaks of a God who induces temptation. I am the one who falls. It’s not him pushing me into temptation to then see how I have fallen. . .It’s Satan who leads us into temptation, that’s his department” I'm sure we can all see where the Pope is coming from, but quite a lot of Catholics are not happy. Take Fr Tim Finigan for example:
My dear lay people, I am sorry to retweet this filth, but I just wanted to reassure …